How to get from Málaga to Cartagena by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Málaga to Cartagena is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||198 miles (319 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$13 - $230|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $230 (€202) • 3 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Alsa or Vueling|
Travel 198 miles (319 km) by bus, flight or train to Cartagena from Málaga. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Alsa or Vueling among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Málaga to Cartagena.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $51 (€44). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Renfe is Spain’s national travel company offering a multitude of domestic routes and international routes to France and Portugal. Renfe is known for its range of ticket types to fit anyone’s budget, such as the Basic, Elige and Premium tickets. Renfe also has discount cards for qualified travelers like the Renfe Gold Card and +Renfe Youth Card 50, which you can use on Omio. When you ride with Renfe, you can expect to find an impressive fleet of travel offering different levels of comfort, amenities and time needed to travel to your destination. These travel types include Renfe AVE for high-speed long-distance routes, Alvia and Altaria for domestic routes in parts of Spain, Euromed for routes along the stunning Mediterranean coast, Avant commuter travel and Trenhotel night travel.
Alsa is the main provider of travel travel in Spain. As a subsidiary of the UK travel company National Express, Alsa offers a plethora of regional, national and international routes and transports more than 300 million passengers per year. Alsa has an impressive fleet of travel with different levels of comfort and amenities on offer. Aside from the Alsa Normal travel with free WiFi, bathrooms, footrests and entertainment on board, the Alsa Supra, Alsa Eurobus and Alsa Premium travel provide more luxurious services when traveling by road, depending on the specific route. Apart from the Standard ticket, Alsa offers other travel tickets like Minimum, Reduced and Flexible fares on select routes.
There are 3 travel options from Málaga to Cartagena: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Málaga to Cartagena is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $13 (€11) compared to other travel options to Cartagena:
Taking a train costs $34 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $47 (€41) for the same trip.
Taking a train costs $217 (€191) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $230 (€202).
The Málaga to Cartagena distance is around 198 miles (319 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Málaga to Cartagena:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Málaga to Cartagena with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Cartagena tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
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